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  • Mill Creek Alzheimer's Special Care Center

    Mill Creek Alzheimer's Special Care Center

    3319 Ginger Creek Drive, Springfield, IL 62711
    (6)
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    The decisions surrounding Alzheimer's disease and other dementias are some of the most difficult you must make. Choosing Mill Creek can help ease your mind. Mill Creek is specifically designed to care for individuals with Alzheimer's disease and memory loss. Around-the-clock care and attention is...

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  • Villas of Holly Brook & Reflections Springfield (Now Open)

    Villas of Holly Brook & Reflections Springfield (Now Open)

    3401 Hedley Rd., Springfield, IL 62711
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  • Cedarhurst of Springfield

    3520 Old Jacksonville Road, Springfield, IL 62711
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  • Villas of Holly Brook & Reflections - Pekin

    Villas of Holly Brook & Reflections - Pekin

    2720 S 14th St, Pekin, IL 61554
    (3)
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    Never before have elegance and value been so perfectly defined in a beautifully master planned community. We are committed to standards of excellence in design, construction, amenities, lifestyle, security and affordability. Being faith based and family owned and operated, we assure that our staff...

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  • Villas of Holly Brook & Reflections - Bloomington South

    Villas of Holly Brook & Reflections - Bloomington South

    2016 Fox Creek Rd, Bloomington, IL 61701
    (1)
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    The Villas of Holly Brook and Reflections Memory Care is a sate-of-the-art licensed assisted living community. We offer our residents the comforts of their own home while providing for their needs with a customized care plan. Each member of our staff is committed to helping our residents live life...

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  • Aspen Creek of Sullivan

    411 N. West Street, Sullivan, IL 61951
    (5)
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    Aspen Creek of Sullivan is a senior care home located in community of Sullivan in Moultie County, IL. With a population of 4,400 residents, Sullivan has small-town charm and natural beauty to spare. Besides a significant number of well-kept, historic buildings Sullivan boasts one of the best small...

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  • Green Gardens

    Green Gardens

    601 N West St, Sullivan, IL 61951
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    We are a brand new community, opened in July, 2020 in the small rural town of Sullivan, Il. Currently finishing landscaping and outdoor patio areas. We have a combined work history in memory care of over 50 years experience. The directors are Certified Practitioners. All staff have CPR and Food...

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  • Serenity, A Randall Residence

    Serenity, A Randall Residence

    4000 North Main St., East Peoria, IL 61611
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    At Serenity in East Peoria, Illinois, residents truly love life. Whether you or a loved one chooses Assisted Living or Memory Care, you’ll discover a warm and inviting community offering you the right level of personalized care and support to approach each day with confidence. Our entire team...

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  • Bickford of Bloomington

    Bickford of Bloomington

    14 Heartland Drive, Bloomington, IL 61704
    (7)
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    We began our quest into senior living because of our love for our beloved mother, Mary Bickford, whose needs became too great for us to manage.  As we researched senior living options, we were shocked at our findings.  The options offered too much or too little — none met her needs...

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  • Reflections Memory Care - Washington

    Reflections Memory Care - Washington

    1280 Independence Ct, Washington, IL 61571
    (8)
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    Reflections Memory Care opened its doors in May 2014. Reflections is owned by The Villas of Holly Brook with its headquarters located in Charleston, IL. We specialize in focused care to seniors suffering from Dementia and other conditions under this umbrella causing memory loss. Our staff is...

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  • Willowbrook Memory Support of Vandalia

    Willowbrook Memory Support of Vandalia

    1124 Sunset Dr, Vandalia, IL 62471
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    Welcome to Willowbrook! Our homes have been designed to provide care and support to your loved ones while promoting dignity and independence. We have been providing award winning memory care for over 10 years, care that celebrates each resident’s abilities. Each home accommodates 12-14 residents...

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  • Villas of Holly Brook & Reflections - Bloomington East

    Villas of Holly Brook & Reflections - Bloomington East

    100 Towanda Barnes Rd, Bloomington, IL 61702
    (1)
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    The Villas of Holly Brook and Reflections Memory Care has been exceptionally designed and built to meet the needs, wants and desires of those moving into this grand community. We are the leader in providing compassionate and quality senior care. We focus on unique needs of each of our residents and...

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  • Grand View Alzheimer's Special Care Center

    Grand View Alzheimer's Special Care Center

    6210 N. University Street, Peoria, IL 61614
    (27)
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    The Grandview Alzheimer's Special Care Center is an assisted living community located in the upscale area of Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois. This area is known for the style and class of their residents. There are a number of things that a senior can do in Peoria to pass the time and have fun. For...

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  • Bickford of Peoria

    Bickford of Peoria

    1920 W. Willow Knolls Drive, Peoria, IL 61614
    (41)
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    We began our quest into senior living because of our love for our beloved mother, Mary Bickford, whose needs became too great for us to manage.  As we researched senior living options, we were shocked at our findings.  The options offered too much or too little — none met her needs...

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  • Morningside of Godfrey

    Morningside of Godfrey

    1373 D'Adrian Professional Park, Godfrey, IL 62035
    (18)
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    Please change all areas that say "Provision Living at Godfrey" to "Morningside of Godfrey

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  • Heartis Village of Peoria

    Heartis Village of Peoria

    8201 N IL Route 91, Peoria, IL 61615
    (12)
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    At Heartis Village, we have a unique perspective of senior living that not only changes minds. It changes lives! Heartis Village offers apartments for both Assisted Living and Memory Care. Right outside a resident’s door is a world of possibility, with a variety of community amenities. All-day...

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  • Villas of Holly Brook Bethalto

    Villas of Holly Brook Bethalto

    312 Mechanical Dr, East Alton, IL 62024
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    The Villas of Hollybrook in Bethalto, IL is a preimere destination for anyone in search of senior living. Opened in June of 2018, the Villas of Hollybrook has both Assisted Living and Memory Care apartments that will blow you away! Upon first visit, our exceptional design and decor will wow you!...

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  • San Gabriel Memory Care

    San Gabriel Memory Care

    2509 Frank Watson Pwy, Highland, IL 62249
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    Because of the startling increase in diagnoses of Alzheimer's and dementia in the aging population, many assisted living facilities now feature specialized memory care units. San Gabriel Memory Care is unique in that it provides all the benefits of assisted living and is solely dedicated to memory...

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  • The Waterford at Bridle Brook

    The Waterford at Bridle Brook

    1505 Patton Drive, Mahomet, IL 61853
    (14)
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    Since 1990, Capital Senior Living has grown to become one of the largest senior living providers in the United States. With a goal of offering affordable housing and an enriched lifestyle to thousands of seniors, our dedicated team of professionals succeeds in providing quality care in each of our...

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  • Carriage Crossing Arcola

    Carriage Crossing Arcola

    909 Green Mill Road, Arcola, IL 61910
    (3)
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    Carriage Crossing Senior Living is your premier choice for assisted living in two beautiful locations, Arcola and Champaign, Illinois. We are committed to providing our residents a safe and meaningful lifestyle. Our vibrant assisted living apartments offer you independent living plus the added...

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  • Bickford of Champaign

    Bickford of Champaign

    1002 S Staley Rd, Champaign, IL 61822
    (11)
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    We began our quest into senior living because of our love for our beloved mother, Mary Bickford, whose needs became too great for us to manage.  As we researched senior living options, we were shocked at our findings.  The options offered too much or too little — none met her needs...

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  • San Gabriel Memory Care & Assisted Living

    San Gabriel Memory Care & Assisted Living

    241 Magnolia Dr., Glen Carbon, IL 62034
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    San Gabriel Memory care is a family owned and operated assisted living residence dedicated to serving the unique needs of adults with Alzheimer's and other memory related illnesses. By becoming part of the family at San Gabriel, residents continue their life journeys in an environment that supports...

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  • The Glenwood Assisted Living of Effingham

    The Glenwood Assisted Living of Effingham

    14061 E. 1600th St., Effingham, IL 62401
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    The Glenwood of Effingham is now open! This 39 apartment Licensed Assisted Living Community is located on a spacious piece of property on the North side of Effingham just off interstate 57 and 70. This community features outdoor walking paths, sitting areas, gardens, and a waterfall retreat area....

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  • Willowbrook of Savoy

    Willowbrook of Savoy

    404 W Curtis, Savoy, IL 61874
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    Welcome to Willowbrook! Our homes have been designed to provide care and support to your loved ones while promoting dignity and independence. We have been providing award winning memory care for over 10 years, care that celebrates each resident’s abilities. Each home accommodates 12-14 residents...

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  • Reflections Memory Care - Savoy

    Reflections Memory Care - Savoy

    62 E Airport Rd, Savoy, IL 61874
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    Reflections Memory Care Communities offer individualized healthcare plans, supervision by a nurse in a secured building that includes activity stations, outdoor walking paths and sensory gardens. Families will find peace of mind knowing that their loved one is being cared for in a state-of-the -art...

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  • Evergreen Place and The Legacy Memory Care

    Evergreen Place and The Legacy Memory Care

    404 S. Stillwater, Chillicothe, IL 61523
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    Evergreen Senior Living offers worry-free living, where independence thrives and compassionate care is always nearby. Our beautiful campus offers lovely assisted living options and unmatched memory support. We offer both long-term care and short-term respite care. We welcome you to learn more and...

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  • The Estates of Hidden Lake AL/IL

    11728 Hidden Lake Dr, St. Louis, MO 63138
    (5)
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    The Estates of Hidden Lake, (CCRC), offering the peace of mind that comes with knowing your'll enjoy priority access to additional levels of care should your needs ever change. Independent Living : Thirty two distinctive cottage homes or select from a one or two bedroom apartment. Which suits your...

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  • Fountain View Manor Memory Care

    Fountain View Manor Memory Care

    3432 Village Lane, Granite City, IL 62040
    (20)
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    Fountain View Manor is a memory care community located just minutes from downtown St. Louis. Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease or dementia is never easy. It is a painful and frustrating journey. Fountain View Manor provides a warm, inviting and familiar environment for residents with...

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  • Cedarhurst of Collinsville

    Cedarhurst of Collinsville

    1207 Vandalia Avenue, Collinsville, IL 62234
    (18)
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    Cedarhurst of Collinsville offers assisted-living apartments in a beautiful residential neighborhood. Families love our wide range of services designed to promote independence, comfort and connections. Our staff devotes themselves to providing exceptional personalized service. Our goal is to work...

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  • Brookdale Urbana

    Brookdale Urbana

    1706 East Amber Lane, Urbana, IL 61802
    (26)
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    Redefine your independence with a little help and a lot of living. If you’re living a mostly independent lifestyle, but you could use an extra hand with some of your day-to-day activities, our senior living community with both assisted living and memory care could be right for you. Assisted living...

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  • Brookstone Estates of Charleston

    Brookstone Estates of Charleston

    300 Lincoln Highway Road, Charleston, IL 61920
    (3)
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    Opened in 2001 and recently renovated in 2011, Brookstone Estates of Charleston is a premier residential community offering Charleston, IL Independent Living and Memory Care. Located in Charleston, Illinois, our community is designed to promote creativity and independence within a safe and loving...

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  • Hillside Manor Healthcare & Rehab

    1265 Mclaran Ave, St. Louis, MO 63147
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    We are 208 bed facility located in what is known as Baden in the city of Saint Louis. We have staff that have been here for more than 30 years. We offer our residents and their families a staff with the ability to make the transition to a skilled facility easier by getting the right answer to their...

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  • Villas of Holly Brook & Reflections - Charleston

    Villas of Holly Brook & Reflections - Charleston

    738 N 18th St, Charleston, IL 61920
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    At the Villas of Holly Brook and Reflections Memory Care, you will have the perfect balance of independence and living the standard you need, want and deserve. We ca do it ALL! We cook! We clean! We do the laundry! We also take care of the yard. We are here to serve our residents 24 hours a...

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  • Villas of Holly Brook & Reflections - Rantoul

    Villas of Holly Brook & Reflections - Rantoul

    722 Stone Bridge Center Dr, Rantoul, IL 61866
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    Never before have elegance and value been so perfectly defined in a beautifully master-planned community. the Villas of Holly Brook Assisted Living is committed to standards of excellence in design, construction, amenities, lifestyle, security and affordability. Our experienced, warm and caring...

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  • The Gables at Brady Circle

    The Gables at Brady Circle

    11 Brady Circle, Saint Louis, MO 63114
    (7)
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    The Gables at Brady Circle is revolutionizing assisted living care by removing the institutional setting and returning to an intimate, residential social model. We understand that the choice of an assisted living/ Memory Care community is a difficult and stressful process. That is why we embrace our...

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  • Joe's Place Caring Cottage

    Joe's Place Caring Cottage

    1032 Hartman Ln, O'Fallon, IL 62269
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    Welcome to Joe's Place Caring Cottage, a five star, family owned and operated community specializing and licensed in Memory care. Our cottage is designed and built for the specific needs of Alzheimer's & Dementia patients as well as providing a calm, fun, and safe environment for our residents to...

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  • Eagle's View Supportive Living

    Eagle's View Supportive Living

    200 W International Ave, Rantoul, IL 61866
    (12)
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    Eagle's View Supportive Living and Memory Care provides a wonderful alternative to a nursing home or to those struggling alone at home. We are a community that promotes independence while providing additional assistance as needed with dignity and respect. Our focus is on providing residents with...

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  • Bradford Place

    Bradford Place

    1463 Benchmark Centre Ct, Swansea, IL 62226
    (16)
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    Bradford Place is an assisted living community nestled in the peaceful town of Swansea, St. Clair County, Illinois. Swansea is known for being a quiet community with a nice blend of commerce and farming. Not only is it a great place to live, but it offers a lot of attractions for family members who...

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  • Cedarhurst of Shiloh

    Cedarhurst of Shiloh

    429 South Main Street, Shiloh, IL 62269
    (15)
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    Cedarhurst of Shiloh is located at 429 South Main Street Shiloh, IL. We pride ourselves on providing the community with an assisted living service that has your family member's best interests in mind. We give our clients peace of mind knowing their loved ones are in good hands. We're also known for...

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  • Assisted Living at The Meadowlands

    Assisted Living at The Meadowlands

    135 Meadowlands Estates Lane, O'Fallon, MO 63366
    (29)
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    Providing exceptional, loving and healing care to seniors. Our residents are invited to enjoy their days with friends and hobbies instead of filling them with everyday chores and hassles. Our vibrant, charming community offers privacy, comfort and safety with thoughtful amenities and a wide...

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  • Clarendale of St. Peters NOW OPEN

    Clarendale of St. Peters NOW OPEN

    10 Dubray Dr, Saint Peters, MO 63376
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    Clarendale of St. Peters senior living community offers extraordinary independent living, assisted living, and memory care all under one roof. Service-rich, yet as comfortable and welcoming as a friendly village, Clarendale of St. Peters keeps you connected to the people and places you love most in...

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  • The Sheridan at Creve Coeur

    The Sheridan at Creve Coeur

    450 N Lindbergh Blvd, Creve Coeur, MO 63141
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    At The Sheridan at Creve Coeur, residents pursue their passions within a lively, social atmosphere. They enjoy chef-prepared meals with friends in the elegant dining room, play games in the living rooms, get creative in the art studio, and exercise in the fitness center and physical therapy spaces....

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  • Allegro

    Allegro

    1055 Bellevue Ave, Richmond Heights, MO 63117
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    Allegro is now open in Richmond Heights! Allegro is proud to bring our 40 year history and experience to the St. Louis metropolitan area, home of our company headquarters. Allegro strives to reimagine senior living, bringing comfort, convenience and quality care to older adults who want and deserve...

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  • Sunrise on Clayton

    Sunrise on Clayton

    7920 Clayton Road, Richmond Heights, MO 63117
    (22)
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    Sunrise on Clayton is located in the Clayton / Richmond Heights area, just minutes from the Galleria Mall. We pride ourselves in our excellent ability to care for a wide array of care needs in an environment that is warm and homelike. Step into our community and you can't help but feel at home. We...

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  • Sycamore Village

    Sycamore Village

    217 Castellano Drive, Swansea, IL 62226
    (24)
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    Personalized Assisted Living and Memory Enrichment Community

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  • Creve Coeur Assisted Living

    Creve Coeur Assisted Living

    693 Decker Lane, Creve Coeur, MO 63141
    (33)
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    In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 within our communities, we are not accepting visitors at this time. However, we’d still love to talk with you! Reach out to schedule a virtual tour or e-meeting with a sales representative to learn more about our community. Welcome to Creve Coeur Assisted...

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  • Anthology of Clayton View

    Anthology of Clayton View

    8825 Eager Rd, Richmond Heights, MO 63144
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    Perfectly nestled between Ladue, Frontenac and Clayton, MO, in Richmond Heights, Stonecrest at Clayton View will offer an active and engaged lifestyle with just the right supportive care available when needed. Just a stone's throw from all of the exciting cultural, shopping & dining attractions St....

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  • The Landing of O'Fallon

    The Landing of O'Fallon

    1000 Landing Circle, Saint Charles, MO 63304
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    The Landing of O'Fallon opened Summer 2018 and has everything you would expect for a senior care community and more. Yes, we have assisted living, but it's a bit more personalized and flexible. And yes, we have memory care, but it's a bit more comprehensive and thoughtful. But to really see who we...

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  • Charter Senior Living of St. Louis Hills

    Charter Senior Living of St. Louis Hills

    6543 Chippewa St, Saint Louis, MO 63109
    (22)
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    Welcome Aboard Charter Senior Living of St Louis Hills! This community offers private studio apartments and limited one bedroom apartments with discreet assistance. Our community is part of the larger St. Louis Hills community. When you are looking for an apartment that offers discreet...

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  • Bickford of Quincy

    Bickford of Quincy

    4221 Maine, Quincy, IL 62305
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    We began our quest into senior living because of our love for our beloved mother, Mary Bickford, whose needs became too great for us to manage.  As we researched senior living options, we were shocked at our findings.  The options offered too much or too little — none met her needs...

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Nursing Homes in Springfield, IL

Nursing homes in Springfield, IL — also called convalescent homes or skilled nursing facilities — are intended for seniors who require 24-hour monitoring and medical assistance. These facilities are designed to promote independence among seniors who require constant nursing care to perform activities of daily living (ADLs), but do not require hospital-level care.

The median monthly cost for a private room in a Springfield nursing home is around $6,600, and the median monthly cost of a private home in a nursing home within the state of Illinois is about $6,844, according to Genworth.

For this type of elder care, Springfield, IL offers many great options, and A Place for Mom can help you find the right one.

Cost of Living in Springfield, IL

The cost of living in Springfield, IL, a riverside city and the Illinois state capitol, is comparatively low. Overall, residents pay less on common expenses like rent and groceries. All index scores are based on a scale with the national average set at 100.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax
81 90 $889 14.7% spend over 30% of their income on rent $124,800 $51,789 The top estate tax rate is 16% with an exemption threshold of $4 million

Local Medical Providers

The Springfield region has several highly-rated hospitals, and the following are often ranked among the best in the area:

  • Sherman Hospital - This 255-bed community is Magnet-recognized, and was named the fifth most beautiful hospital by Soliant Health in 2009. The hospital touts its open design and on-site, 15-acre lake, in addition to its award-winning health centers for cancer, chest pain, and primary stroke care.
  • St. Mary’s Hospital - Centralia - For the past six years, this 125-bed hospital earned the Outstanding Patient Experience and Critical Care Excellence award from Healthgrades. The community lists 33 specialties, including cardiovascular disease, orthopedic surgery, and optometry.
  • Midwestern Regional Medical Center - This community houses the Cancer Treatment Centers of America, an expert cancer care provider with 114 specialists. It contains a 25,000 square foot surgical center equipped with advanced medical technology.

Climate and Weather

The climate of Springfield, IL is considered hot-summer humid continental. Residents can expect four distinct seasons, with warm summers and cold winters. On average, the humidity level for Springfield is 71%. This number peaks in December, with 76% humidity.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
76°F 88°F (July) 64°F (July) 31°F 41°F (February) 20°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
45 (Good) 65 in the month of December (Moderate)

Moderate conditions mean that those who are unusually sensitive to particulates in the air should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion.

Precipitation

Average monthly precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Average yearly snowfall
3” 6” (June) 18”

Demographics and Values

The city leans conservative. The Springfield, IL population voted for Republican candidates in four of the last five presidential elections. Agriculture, healthcare, government, and manufacturing define Springfield’s economy. The State of Illinois stands out as the city’s largest employer, creating jobs for 17,800 residents. In the private sector, companies like Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Memorial Health System, and Wells Fargo top the list. Springfield Regional Stockyards, a livestock market and cattle community, is located within the city.

Once the site of tumultuous race riots, Springfield now celebrates its significant Black community. A group known as the Springfield, Illinois African-American History Foundation (SAAHF) conducts interviews with Black families, residents, and figures, tracing pivotal moments like the civil rights movement and the integration of Springfield schools. The organization, founded in 2003, hopes to encapsulate an honest portrait of the region’s Black history and contributions. Similarly, the Springfield and Central Illinois African American History Museum strives to promote authentic Black stories and experiences through wide-ranging exhibits. Past exhibits have focused on Doc Helm, an influential Black photographer, President Barack Obama, and the history of African women on U.S. postage stamps. The museum also hosts events to pay tribute to the Black community, as well as to educate area citizens.

2016 Presidential Election Results for Sangamon County

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
41.58% 50.77% 7.65%

Population Statistics

Population Population density Population trend
114,000 727 people per square mile Shrinking at a rate of -0.86% since 2010

Age

Median 55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
39 30% 12% 6% 5%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
26% 36% 13.7%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more
2.9% 19.9% 2.7% 0.1% 0.0% 73.2% 3.2%

Crime

Total crimes Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
6,400 48 11

Miscellaneous

Unemployed Participate in the labor force Have some form of disability Live in poverty Widows Veterans
8% 63% 15% 20% 6% 9%

Springfield is considered friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community are typically accepted by the general public and can actively participate in public life without fear of bigotry on a daily basis. The Phoenix Center stands out as the area’s most prominent LGBTQ+ community center, hosting a number of social groups and events. Since 2011, the organization has put on a pride festival for the city. Each year, Springfield PrideFest welcomes vendors, entertainers, and anyone who wants to celebrate diversity and acceptance.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

As the former residence of President Abraham Lincoln, most of Springfield’s tourist attractions emphasize history. Springfield residents and visitors can tour the Lincoln Home, where Lincoln lived from 1844 to 1861. The city is also home to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, which preserves and promotes the story of Lincoln’s presidency. Those wanting to travel further back in time can visit the Illinois State Museum, which prioritizes natural history, archeological artifacts, and Native American life. Architecture aficionados flock to the Dana-Thomas House, a Frank Llyod Wright construction with organic, celebrated style.

Those wanting to spend a day in nature will find peace at Lake Springfield, a large reservoir beloved by fishers and boaters. Bordered by the Abraham Lincoln Memorial Garden, the Washington Park Botanical Garden, and the Henson Robinson Zoo, visitors won’t have to wander far for more lush, natural landscapes.

Transportation

The city’s public transportation, managed by Sangamon Mass Transit District (SMTD), maintains 17 fixed daytime routes and five night routes. All buses have ramps or lifts for accessibility, and residents can travel to most major tourist attractions, retail centers, and medical communities on the bus. Additionally, people with disabilities can apply for and utilize the Access Sangamon, a paratransit service that takes eligible passengers directly to their desired destinations. This service runs Monday through Saturday. Seniors and those with disabilities pay reduced fares through the SMTD system.

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